• Senior Leadhand – Milling (Open to Current City of Victoria Employees Only)

    Posted Date 6 days ago(10/10/2018 6:08 PM)
    Competition Number
    Number of Positions
    Job Type
    Regular Full Time
    Engineering & Public Works
    Close Date
  • Job Description

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    Competition #18/205

    Internal Posting

    Closing date: October 17, 2018


    Senior Leadhand – Milling (Continuous)

    Engineering and Public Works Department



    Coordinate and participate in the work of a crew carrying out road milling and maintenance.



    Coordinate, assign, review and participate in the work of approximately 3 staff involved in the construction, maintenance and milling of roads; ensure schedules, procedures and established performance and safety standards are met; provide input to performance appraisals; provide employee training; complete time sheets.


    Read and interpret sketches, plans and grade sheets; measure and mark out underground utilities prior to excavation; make recommendations regarding on-site changes to engineering designs; control grades for road maintenance and constructions; operate various power equipment such as jackhammers and tampers, vibratory rollers, spray kettles and cut-off saws.


    Operate a vehicle and trailer for transport of milling machine, heavy equipment and materials; direct the operation of various construction and excavation equipment.


    Determine materials, staff resources and equipment required daily; order materials and equipment by contacting Public Works dispatcher; complete equipment rental and material slips; review job matters and schedules with outside agencies and City departments.


    Perform related duties where qualified.



    Work is assigned on a project basis and reviewed while in progress.

    Issues such as changes to project design and scheduling are referred to supervisor and technicians with recommendations.



    Physical Effort:

    Lift, move and shovel heavy materials. (often)

    Walk on uneven surfaces. (frequent)

    Mental Effort:


    Visual/Auditory Effort:


    Work Environment:

    Exposure to equipment noise. (often)

    Work outside in all weather conditions. (continuous)

    Work on construction sites. (continuous)

    Work in close proximity to moving equipment. (frequent)




    Organize and prioritize the work of a unit.

    Understand and apply all aspects of road construction and repair.

    Use hand tools and power equipment.

    Read and understand engineering drawings and grade sheets.

    Complete forms accurately.

    Communicate effectively verbally.



    Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:

    High school graduation.

    Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's Licence with overweight trailer endorsement.


    4 years of related experience including supervisory experience.

    or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



    May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.


    Work schedule: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week

    $35.13 per hour, Pay Grade 11

    Job Code 607

    This is a CUPE Local 50 Position


    To apply for this opportunity you will need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at www.victoria.ca/jobs - only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume


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